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through the program and i am thrilled to tell you san francisco is one of two counties in the state doing this program. we are gathering data from the beginning and we will have good information to share with you what is going on, so these are three major things that happened in the last year that i am most proud of the work that family violence council has done and all of the community agencies have come together. thank you very much. >> so i will touch on some of the trends and recommendations that we're seeing from the domestic violence perspective. domestic violence has been worked on much longer in san francisco at a policy level and you will see that reflected in the numbers, but again when you combine elder abuse and child abuse and domestic violence it's san francisco's most reported crime, family violence. so you will see that still the majority of the calls that are coming in -- thank you -- come in to the community. as many of you know, and as the president of the police commission said it's rarely the first time by the time the police are called or there is a criminal justi
. welcome, everybody, welcome to san francisco. to some of you, welcome to the presidio, welcome to this absolutely gorgeous futures without violence center. i want to start by thanking futures without violence and esther solar for giving us this beautiful space to meet in today. is esther here? i haven't seen her. we'll thank her later. they made this space available for us. good morning, my name is me linda hague for those of you who don't know me. i was appointed by president obama a little more than two years ago to be united states attorney and it is my incredible honor to represent the president, the obama administration here in the northern district of california. welcome to the stop bullying summit. i'm a federal prosecutor so it may seem odd that here we are talking about bullying and we asked all of you to be here and i want to explain the origin of that and why this happened. you people, everybody in this room, has been involved in this issue and is doing incredible work on this issue and we were so honored to be a part of it and to meet with all of you and to s
of the time in san francisco, so conditions are really variable and then it's usually controlled rather than kind of normal. yeah? >> so, in general where possible, staying away from plastic water bottles is not only making your life a little bit healthier, it's decreasing our dependence on plastic which is more important as a broader environmental issue, but even water bottles, even if you leave them in a cold environment, you don't know where they've come from or they've been in ship holds which is really hot, just as a number one rule, if you smell something plastic don't drink out of it. >> that's good advice. >> i have two questions, they're a little bit unrelated but the first one goes on the scheme of plastic, so plastic wrap, plastic bags, you know, it's great to say we should all use glass but we know what's used out there is plastic, and it's reusable, you can come up with all these ways to avoid it but there's plastic everywhere and it's accessible and cheap, so plastic wrap gets used a lot, there aren't that many alternatives that can do what plastic wrap does, i don't use a lot
-- introduced on monday to strengthen california's response to this. we are living in san francisco where things are not quite as bad. you can speak to anyone no matter where they are on the continuum of immigration reform about the chilling effect of domestic violence survivors and families, and why the federal initiative is dangerous. >> that is not what i was appear for; i wanted to talk about how honored i have been to be here for two years as part of the language workgroup; access to criminal justice, community day services, justice, safety. it is homicide prevention. as we know from many homicides that we work with families, we have done court watches over the years, and the tragedies that we have seen, language access makes a difference. the trust and logistics of those languages being available has been a real honor. i cannot thank chief -- and deputy chief -- and deputy chief beal, and the two language officers have been so helpful. language liaison henry hocht came out to a community domestic violence meeting. he came, handed out his phone number, everybody got to
and buller. >> thanks. >> hello, my name is gary and i am from the san francisco drug users union and my comment is going to be short and sweet. this argument over non-lethal tasers and non-lethal protection for the officers and up against the mentally ill and challenged, has been going on for years. tasers are as lethal as any gun, a gun is just as non-lethal as a tase and her if you spent half of the money that you have spent on conversation, debates ps, surveys and documentation and a little meetings like this, back into the mental health facility and the hospitals and the non-the homeless shelters and get these people off the street, these officers are going to have not have half of the problems that is where the money should be going instead of the ridiculous conversations. thank you. >> thank you, next speaker please? >> good morning, thank you for having this hearing today. >> my name is jeremy miller i am with the stelli foundation and the san francisco no taser task force and i would like to six points. number one, the police assassination of vanbue and parong were nothing other
if we can't improve on our statistics in san francisco. so that's my proposal on the table. >> i agree. if we can have a presentation with the community present and have the chief explain about what our police department does, for example, with atf in terms of taking guns off the street, i know there's programs in place with that. just anything we can do to help. as i'll say, we're going to close this meeting tonight and commissioner kingsley is going to close the meeting in honor of the victims in connecticut, she'll have some things to say then, but gun violence has had an adverse impact on members of this commission and i see this as an opportunity to protect others from that. >> if i can add, i think anything we do in the city based on the recent collaboration we just had would certainly be welcome by everyone. you and i know, criminals travel, guns travel. i think anything we do they would certainly want to know about, maybe be part of, maybe listen to, and i think that has to happen because, you know, like i say, this is not a local issue, obviously. people travel all the ti
although i have worked with other companies all over the san francisco bay, i primarily stay with blue and gold fleet because they have offered the most training, the most opportunity for work as well as great wages. i plan on staying there and growing with them the company. i'm not i'm going to hopefully one day obtain my captain's license, they are a wonderful company to work for and i again plan on staying with them. thank you. >>> thank you. (applause) . >>. >> good afternoon commissioners i appreciate you take the toying ittime to listen to us from the blue and gold fret fleet and i have been with the fleet for seven years and have worked for all of the ferry services on the bay and blue and gold is the finest from the captainses to my fellow deck hands it's a pleasure and an honor to "go to work for them everyday thank you. >> thank you. >> marina sack tan know. >>> commissioners, thank you for the opportunity to speak, first, i just want to say thank you captain ship ling that was great and secondly, i want to say, i think carol morgan's presentation was excellent, i c
francisco and coming in contact often with the san francisco police department, we don't want to run a risk of that population being impacted. and the aclu is also concerned with the civil rights implications that the supervisors spoke of today. you know, across the nation and in san francisco, you will see the african american communities of color are impacted by accessive use of force that would lead us to believe that once they are instituted they would also be disproportionately used against the xhupts of color. because they are easy to use it will increase over use and officers will be use it as the first line rather than reverting to what they used in training such as verbal commands and we also have outlined many incidents of litigation that have occurred... >> just some follow up questions. did you ever get a response from the mayor on your letter? >> no, we did not. >> and any of the staff in >> no. >> i think that the letter was actually really well done and it is well documented and there are a number of citations in here, do you recall what i read to commander ali, right now, re
shore is pushing its way close to ocean beach and san francisco. >> the shower activity will develop later tomorrow nigh you can see by 5:00 p.m. a lot of folks heading home from work. >> could become a moderate to heavy rain over the richmond san raphael bay bridge judge in to berkeley and oakland an emeryville. >> impacting the north bay and parts of san francisco. >> that will continue to be the case as we head into the night hours. the showers will pass through as a wakeup on saturday morning. >> not so much moisture associated with that in fact we're talking maybe 10th of an inch of rain to a quarter of a niche in some of the higher elevations. >> 52 for richmond. 54 in oakland. 52 for pleasanton and livermore. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows rain is back in the forecast but it is not going to last for long. >> dreyer in sunny conditions as we head into your sunday. a little bit of morning fog monday morning. a 20 to 30 percent chance of showers as we head into the middle of next week. >> we will have more on your extended forecast coming up shortly. in the me
grateful. from the san francisco police department from greg sir to denise flair erty and cheryl jennings and the girl friday and kept us moving all day and to the communications that we got the word out through the media and laura who kept us moving today and financial support. if you read about the justice department in the paper you know we can't pay for anything. when people come to my office quite literally i can't give them coffee. people think the government is high flying and i am here to tell you it's not true. there was support for this event and we couldn't be more grateful to the people that made this possible and the rosenberg foundation and they are here, the san francisco foundation and dr. sander herself and a round of applause, the california endowment and others provided tremendous financial support so thank you very much for that. [applause] . we really do appreciate it and the cohost and mary lee and tom torque son and who you met this morning and our next panel is planning for student safety opportunity and success and planning for action around the bay. our mod
with the university of california, san francisco. was that if we are to deploy an electronic control weapon it should be done in conjunction or the availability of a defibrillator should be immediate and with that said, the department is also moving forward with a community members who want to see independent of the taser issue, it is something that actually was a part of the discussion before july when the chief brought this issue up was there was a discussion, already, about adopting a police car or donating a aed and having that device available in a police car and no cost to the city for a period of some six years. >> can you explain to me what to do any member of the audience what a defibrillator is? >> i'm looking around to see if i see one and in most of our buildings we have them. dispersed and they are within the police department and certainly within the city haul. it is basically for a individual who has a heart stoppage and basically you place the device on the chest of the person, and that device measures all of the activity of that person's body and applies a charge to start their heart
being. but it left behind quite a mess. this is the great highway in san francisco where excess water forced the closure of the southbound lanes. but it's the rainwater you can't see that could pose the biggest danger. mark sayre is with homeowners keeping their eyes on saturate hillsides. >> reporter: in the past 25 years, 100 californians have died as a result of landslides and the bay area already a high risk area. that risk only goes up the more rain we get. you don't have to look far to see the signs all of over the bay area of plenty of small landslides like this one in the hills of alameda county or this one along nearby morrison canyon road which remains closed due to the ongoing landslide danger. according to the california geological survey, there is no specific data that can predict when any particular hillside will give way. >> the longer you go into the season, the greater that risk becomes because the ground has absorbed that much more water. >> reporter: ron ruben is a state geologist who studies landslides all over california. he says the bay area is particularly at ri
to develop those local solutions. obviously, san francisco is blessed with a probation chief and she told me earlier that certain people are supervised by probation and is not the general rule throughout california. i think los angeles, where i'm from, there was no supervision for misdemeanors by the probation department. those individuals were on court summary probation which meant go home and sin no more. and if you do, you'll be back here to see us. and so, i think that once again, i go back to the fact that under the current system, because we have so many of those individuals who were once incarcerated at the state level, being pushed down to the counties, there's no room at the end in terms of the county jails. so misdemeanors aren't going to be sentenced to county jail but will be sentenced in community service or whatever. and for those individuals who do need some measure of control and supervision to deal about -- deal with their conviction problems, it's not going to happen at the misdemeanor level. >> let me go to a couple of the questions from the audience. i've shared them with
francisco, and 152% in san jose. do you remember last year at this time? we were at about 35 to 40% of rainfall average. okay, so how does it plan out here in the next few days? another weather system is headed our way. that's what i'm going to talk about at 10:20 when i come back. the latest computer model teed up and ready to go. we'll talk about how much more is behind it. see you back here. >>> the trek to and from tahoe was anything but smooth sailing today. coming up in 14 minutes why officials say it wasn't the snow slowing everything down. >> at ktvu.com, look for the link to stormtracker 2 at the top of the page. we also posted updates on the ktvu.com channel 2 facebook page. >>> holiday sales slumped nationwide. and there might be more than one reason for the poor numbers. eric rasmussen is live with the mixed reports he heard from retailers, and shoppers. >> reporter: ken, we can tell you there's been no shortage of foot traffic here in downtown walnut creek. one local retailer told me a late rally before christmas saved his season. but it at least appears a lot of peopl
radar is showing dry conditions throughout the bay area. nearly half a foot of rainfall in san francisco and double that in the north bay. sfo shows the wettest month of the year. an inch of rain yesterday. this is san leandro earlier this morning where we had heavy showers until 8:00 or 9:00 on the peninsula. the rain didn't let up. a lot of it causes ponding on the roads and makes travel tough out there. travel tough up toward lake tahoe but man, is the skiing good! since friday, 60 to 80" of new snowfall with two or four inches of new snow likely this evening. winter storm warning continues. we'll talk about the next rain chance and actually a prolonged dry stretch. that's coming up in a few short minutes. >> thank you. you can track the storm anytime with our live high-def doppler radar. it's at cbssf.com/weather. >>> the bay area is already at a high risk for landslides. i'll tell you what our recent rainfall means for the overall landslide danger just ahead. >> outrage after a newspaper maps out gun owners and their addresses. reaction tonight from a bay area district attorney. >>
50s, 56 oakland, 54 55° in san francisco and san jose, same around monterey bay and inland, 54 to+t; 55°, 30s inla, 30s and 40s around the bay. rainfall totals for the next system, possibly quarter to half inch above 2,000 feet. sunday, monday, tuesday dry. wednesday next chance of showers. have a great day. here's sue. >>> golden gate bridge we just had crews come northbound to pick up cones and reconfigure you will have four lanes southbound, two lanes northbound and the roadwork picked up. farther north san rafael snaking headlights past lucas valley road north san pedro towards central san rafael light, no problems golden gate bridge as we saw. from antioch at this hour light traffic, no delays as you get towards the concord area and 242, speeds at the limit there as you make your way out of central valley, no problems, tracy from 205 up and over altamont pass into livermore, good speeds into the dublin pleasanton area onlyÑng 18 minutes from altamot into the 680/580 junction. westbound 80 hilltop, big rig partially blocking the right lane. >>> 4:49. russian president vlad
the upcoming fiscal cliff. >> we are taking it outside, this is the roof cam from downtown san francisco. we are still lit up over this and it's as the skyline. we are enjoying clear skies and the mergers are in the 40's. dry, sunny conditions into the afternoon. we will continue to see mostly clear skies as we head into tonight. it is kind of cold out there, out 40 in vallejo and fairfield. oakland and san francisco coming in at 47 degrees. we're expecting mainly low 50s today we'll talk about how much rain we are expecting coming up in my next report. >> we continue to look at light traffic at bay area bridges. we have just a bit of a delay in the left-hand cassoulet and likely associated with the shift change with toll takers. the east bay and south bay peninsula still have light traffic on the freeways. >> the time is 6:01 a.m. and one person is that after an officer involved shooting in walnut creek. will tran is live on the same. >> good morning i just finished talking to the walnut police department and there is no search for any additional suspects. one person was involved and office
. there are two ami tables that we use in san francisco. there is a tri-county, or three county ami table. at one point the board of supervisors directed us to use a san francisco-specific table and given the relative wealth of our adjacent counties to the south and north, san francisco's ami is about 10% lower than the tri-county ami. so san francisco -- 100% ami is equivalent to 90% in san francisco and that is called out here. similarly on the rental side, it coordinates to 55%. >> i understand what you are doing, but i don't really understand why an off-sale unit would be at 70 and not 90? what is the difference between that being on-site and off-site? >> i think my understanding that this policy is a consistent policy that we have had. unfortunately i can't speak to the distinction between those ami levels. how to i believe it's not a new policy. it's consistent with what we have seen previously. >> it's significant for me and any time we approve these projects for sale that was at the tri-county and i understand your adjustment. the other problem is the downward adjustment raises the s
, los gatos 46, 48 san rafael and san francisco, 45 in oakland this afternoon sunny conditions, going to be a bright day hovering in most areas in the low to mid 50s, more rain on the way. details coming up. >>> back to the bay bridge toll no problems, very light, a few headlights towards the toll and incline and upper deck no problems. san mateo bridge same thing, a few cars headed both directions between peninsula and east bay, everything at the limit, no problems with stalls or accidents. west 80 at richmond parkway blocking left lane and east 580 at macarthur boulevard oakland area blocking right lane. >>> police on the pins -- on the peninsula caught a thief stealing credit cards from the mail before they were delivered. terry mcsweeney has more. >> reporter: this guy delivered mail for the u.s. postal service in san mateo county, a lot of mail never got to the mailboxes where they were suppose go the person accused is 38-year-old row people -- romeo natan of san bruno. prosecutors say he's a first class felon, stole 3,000 pieces of mail information from that mail for credit card
time anz the recent storms have made it worse. >> reporter: in san francisco, news chopper 2 was overhead after flootding shut down an entire side of the great highway. the two-mile stretch spanning from lincoln to slope shut down early this afternoon. you can see cones and cars driving through a substantial amount of water. and back here in oakland, the folks who live here tell me they're unsure of what's going to happen to this tree but without this -- but at this point, they're without their rides. >>> about two hours ago, pg&e restored power to all customers following a large outage after a crash in oakland. the crash happened around 2:00 this morning. it knocked down power lines and caused an outage affecting some 6800 customers. pg&e said most customers were back online within about an hour and a half. about 2400 customers remain in the dark until about two years ago. >>> the first snow fell in the sierra today. ken prich set live along interstate 08 and experienced first hand just how slow going the traffic was on the way up. ken? >> reporter: we did, indeed. you can
a pop up shower showing up, rainfall in last 12 hours, san francisco more than an inch. 63 in santa rosa. towards east bay, oakland close to an inch there. san jose, 61/100ths6 rain. you're going get a chance to dry out. break is coming up but another storm will be returning. i'll let you know timing of the storm and a look at your new year's eve forecast coming up. >> days of rain taking a toll on hill slides. this tree came down in burlingame neighborhood, a video sent to you reports blocked roads. and here is one being taken down in berkly. after part of it fell across some phone line was a car carred below. and tonight abc 7 news is live in mill valley with, in marin county with a look at the storm story. cornell? >> yes. you know so many hills and mountains and that is part of the beat yu of but tonight they're saturated like this one behind me. the mountain is just so wet. i can't believe it. it's raising a fear of mudslides and toppled trees. tree crews say it's not, but they wanted for christmas. so much work, they can barely give up this, tree one of dozens to topple nofr yoevr
to 101 in san francisco. you can see we have traffic flowing nicely in both directions. finally a look at maze. you can see traffic also flowing very well there on the far right hand side of the screen. let's check in with mark. >> good morning to you. we are taking a live look outside. you can see in the south bay and san jose cloud cover to deal with. the key headline, we get a break-in the rain. no rainfall expected in the bay area. you can see even the sierra gets a break and all i can find is a few spotty showers, very light. as far as current temperatures, just updated for the 7:00 hour it has cooled off one degree in fairfield down at 39 at last check. oakland in the mid40s. sfo at 50 and san jose right about 43. here is the forecast for today. more cloud cover this morning, temperatures in the upper 30s to the upper 40s. then in the afternoon partly cloudy, we will strip away the clouds, those readings in the low to mid50s. we have another weather system off shore that could produce a few showers. especially by friday evening. for today we just have the big batch of cloud cove
're the real odd duck in california because of our density. there is no place else quite like san francisco. >> okay. commissioner ortiz-cartagena? >> i just have one question to clarify some thoughts in my head. i live in the southeast sector of the city. my impression is that we are not in a convenience zone, because there is no supermarket, excluding a 7-eleven that meets the criteria of the revenue mark. so i think it might have been answered, but i'm not clear. all of those small businesses, all of those conveniences stores, do they have to pay the $100 or they are not in a convenience zone? >> actually the southeast sector and the whole eastside of the city is served by scrapyards and existing metal recyclers. >> okay. >> so they can establish a zone there and that creates nearby what is called "nearby convenience." that kind of exempts the supermarkets. >> okay. >> so you are okay there. say you have got this kind of odd schizophrenia with lots of things over on 3rd street, nothing over on the west side and the north side. but that is why you are okay there in terms of providi
rafael and even san francisco an inch of rain in the pastth hours. is further to the east a third in liver move. about the same napa and up to the north, not too much in santa rosa. skies cleared. talking about patchy frost in napa and sonoma and we will give you the numbers and outlook when the run returns coming up in the seven day outlook. >> you saw from the map mr. how much rain fell in the north bay. while the break is nice there are still worries in the north bay about the threat of mud slides and weakened trees. cornel has the store arery now from mill valley. >> tree crews say it is not what they wanted for christmas. so much work they can barely keep up. a family snapped a picture east after a 50 feet tree blocked the road. >> when i saw it, it was like a massive just like mess so i was kind of like shocked. >> arborists say storms weakened the earth and created danger for the public. >> how saishow saturated is th? >> 100%. a lot of rain and moisture. weak ones are falling over. >> tree crews still removing this 70-year-old tree blocking a driveway. so much water coming
as they wrap up 2012. >>> he takes the information of a deadly police involved shooting. >>> san francisco volunteers will be recording every bird they say, why the recordings of this year are unusually important. . >>> new this morning, we have a police chase that ended in the area. one suv slammed into another vehicle. and two people were killed including the child from the peninsular. two other people in the mini- van suffered injuries and they are trying to figure out if the people in the first suv are connected to an earlier shooting in which a stray bullet is connected with the sheriff's department. >>> and they held a vigil for two new york state firefighters shot to death. they braved frigid temperatures and he set his house on fire and started shooting at random. two other firefighters are in the hospital in satisfactory condition. >>> former george hw bush is in guarded condition at a hospital. a spokesperson said he is in talking condition and is sounded by his family. he has been in the hospital since late last month for complications related to bronchitis. >> we are obviously
lot. that is how the law was set up in san francisco we have about 50 stores that qualify as supermarkets for convenience sake, we, the state, set up a system where only about 30 of those were recycling centers back in 1986. over time, through real estate consolidation, the closing of supermarkets or the reduction of parking lots that we have seen, those 30 that we used to have in 1990 are down to about 20 now. at the same time, the number of containers that we get money back for is much greater. there is now water bottles, juice boxes, a lot of things that didn't used to be in the law that are now in the law. so there is a tremendous amount of volume going through this and amounts to about $17 million a year in redemption value that goes back to the consumer in san francisco alone. of that $17 million, about $12 goes to recyclers through recycling centers and $6 of it goes to the curbside program. so i hope i'm not going too fast here, but if there are any questions, please stop me. so the problem at the moment is that there are fewer recycling centers than there used to
until about three this afternoon. >>> part of the great highway in san francisco is closed right now because of flooding. heavy rains left pools of standing water on the roadway closing portions of the southbound lanes. a spokesperson with the city's department of public works said there is no estimate yet for when those lanes will reopen. >>> as the bay area begins to dry out from a series of wipt storms, crews -- winter storms, crews begin the task of cleaning up the damage left behind. from falling trees in oak lapped to flooded streets in the city, crews are all over the area keeping busy. >> it's an older section of highway and it's been in need of some work for a long time, and the recent storms have made it worse. >> along with the cleanup today, crews are busy with maintenance work hoping to get the job done before the next rain, which is expected some time friday. >>> a young woman charged with hitting and killing a grandmother at san francisco's twin peaks made her first court appearance today. david stevenson has more on the judge's actions as well as concerns about people
offender in san francisco and you've handled dozens of drug case, drug possession cases, you've been -- a lot of people caught their attention when you were quoted in the press saying the way we handle drug enforcement here in california is in effect a war on crumbs instead of the often used phrase on drugs. how do you respond to his remarks? >> well, i think the first thing that we have to recognize is that the majority of people who are caught up in the criminal justice system and who are prosecuted for this type of offense for possession offenses and to some degree possession for sale offenses, the vast majority are indigent people and the vast majority of those indigent people are people of color. so what you have are two systems in place. you have a system where privileged white middle class people basically use drugs, college campuses, frat parties, not clubs, they use drug with impunity, they don't have to worry about being caught. then you have a system that comes down like a ton of bricks on indigent poor people and that's one of the reasons why i think this type of reform i
, and the bar association of san francisco. i would like to thank them for their help and support. it is my pleasure to introduce the president elect of the bar association of san francisco. they provide conflict attorneys to handle cases when a defender is not available. >> i am the president elect of the bar association. we're very proud to co-sponsor the justice of it. on behalf of the 8000 members, and all of those who -- dedicate their careers -- we are very fortunate to have his leadership with top-notch legal representation. for those who were charged each year who are innocent. an important part of the mission is providing equal access to justice. this is shared by his office and all the public defenders. we're proud of the conflict panel that he described, and we also provide the top-notch representation in matters that his office cannot handle. we applaud you for what you do and for those of you who could not make it, thank you very much. this year's public defender simon will be an interesting day, full of cutting edge issues. gang violence and brain science and crime, these are
that separated dozens of homes from the san francisco-quito creek are holding up. the creek or float on sunday night causing mandatory evacuations for seven homes. at least one home was damaged to the point of being uninhabitable. no further work has been scheduled. but the city continues to keep a close eye on the levee. >> all the rain over christmas-a down the southbound side of the upper great highway from lincoln avenue to slow boulevard. a spokesperson at the centers is the department of public works say that the rose flood because the drains cannot handle all the water, especially during a powerful storm. drivers are being forced to take the lower great highway route. the northbound side is still open. officials say that highway close about 60 times a year. it is not known when the southbound side will reopen. >> the storm also brought down a massive tree in the east bay. the one fell right on the footsteps of the delta and chi fraternity house on channing way in berkeley. however when the tree fell a loosen the soil of a neighboring treat the had terrible for safety reasons. >> santa r
. >>> a san francisco woman charged with killing a pedestrian during a hilt and run was studying to be a police officer. she was arraigned today, and is charged with du. ai. and gross gros vehicular manslaughter. she hit four pedestrians and kept driving. a woman died the scene. she must have an alcohol detecting device on her body and not drive if she makes bail. >> the health of former president george hw bush is a big concern tonight. he has been moved to intensive care unit. he has been fighting a high fever taking a turn for the worst. mr. bush was taken to icu on sunday night. he was admitted last mop with a brompk kitis-like cough that has not gone away. >> the country retailers found holiday shopping season wasn't as rosie as they hoped. sales were up just a tiny, disappointing 0.7% compared to last year. david louie is live tonight. how bad is that number? >> well, dan that, is the smallest increase in spending in four years. now, when there is a retraction that can have implications for the overall economy. the last minute discounts and deals gave impression of a frenzy
contaminacion la municipalidad de san francisco la recoleccion se llevó a cabo del 2 a 15 de enero , en el mismo sitio donde pones sus botes de basura . >>> para poder coger la basura el día en que la gente la pone afuera , pero tiene que ser que le quite todos los adornos , ni con luces ni con ningún tipo de adorno los árboles recolectados las toneladas de pino , justamente 30 segundos , es todo el tiempo necesarios para que xux . >>> un arbil de navidad estalle en llamas , pero desafortunadamente también la causa de decenas de muerte durante està temporada festivas , puede ser una vela que alguien tiene juntos , como se llaman un calentador que tienen cercas , por eso le decimos a la gente para que no se que me , hemos llegado ,a tener 21 pacientes el departamento de bomberos , inicio su campaña para que se deshagan de sus arbolitos de la forma más segura . >>> de acuerdo a autoridades , cada año en estados unidos esos árboles son causas de al menos 200 incendios sin contar el dolor fisico de las víctimas , el aire les molesta està situación preocupa ,y madres de familia . >>> es
landscaping away and use natural native san francisco coastal plant to lament and create a place that we think is more inviting to use, more a traghtive and also, put interpretation again here about the site and possibly the silo art as well. >> thank you and can we go back to crank copark? >>> absolutely. >> love that one. that one. so i couldn't understand the differences between the initial phase alternate a and phase -- the difference --. >> so the initial so until the process of cost estimating the cost estimators estimatinged the total cost is twie million dollars but they are dealing with drawings that are very conceptual and not a whole a lot different than than general take off and is so when cost estimators look at project those details they put a 50% contingency on those costs right off the path bath and so that puts us at 33 million and top of that another 32% for detail design work the project management the construction management the resident engineer and is all of the permits necessary for it and that puts us at free million dollars and i'm hopeful that, that contingen
much. i really give a shout out to san francisco unified because they have been very, very on top of this issue, way ahead of the curve. >> thank you, gentlemen, so much. (applause). >> just a couple of comments. we're not going to take a big official break. if people need to get up individually, please do so. we have one more panel then we will take a break, a lunch break, lunch will be served at the table and you will have time at that point to chat with people and to take a break. before we move to the next panel, if i could have your attention, please, i just want to acknowledge some of the people in the room today are our law enforcement partners. and some of them have come almost directly from a funeral yesterday of a fallen hero, kenyon youngstrom, of the california hunters point. i want to eepblg the loss of one of our heroes on the california hunters point, kenyon youngstrom, who protect us and keep us safe every day. we acknowledge you and know you are heroes and we are very, very sorry for the loss of officer youngstrom. our third panel is called prevention and com
's a lot about the work that you are doing with the san francisco giants. so can you talk a bit about how you see the san francisco giants as being those role models and playing an active role and being upstanders? >> part of it is the role model stand point and using baseball as a hook to get people's attention. when we have a captive audience of 40,000 people plus a wide tell television and radio audience, we use that to get across the message about an issue. sometimes we get letters, hey, i came to see a game with my son and instead i'm hearing about a murder committee in yosemite and that's a downer of a way to start the day. sometimes that's a tough conversation with a fan but at least at the end of the day they've taken something away with them. also at the grass roots level we have a junior giants program, it's a youth baseball program throughout california. we use baseball as the hook to get kids to come together to learn about teamwork, we have a whole can urriculum that's based on the importance of reading, literacy, education, we have a whole violence prevention can urriculum,
at the home, we're super lucky because almost every neighborhood in san francisco has a farmer's market, you can grow your own food, test your soil first, local cosmetic pesticide laws have passed in counties and municipalities to reduce the use of pesticides in parks and public areas and then really important is asking the environmental protection act si which is our federal agency that regulates pesticides to look at how chemicals affect breast development in route row and other developments to ensure that pesticides don't have that effect on breasts and mammary grands and animals and that's not happening right now, you would think we would test comb cal effects on breast tissue, generally not happen ining the way it needs to so that's a wonky solution but a super important one. >> [inaudible]. >> yes? >> you cannot really boil to kill it? >> so, it's always good to wash your fruits and vegetables but a lot of the pesticide residues don't just wash off, they are in the food, deeper than just the surface, or they adhere really strongly, so you can get some residue off by washing but a lot o
during the holiday. >>> the city of san francisco has launched a new campaign aimed at pedestrian safety particularly near schools and senior stares, police and city's department of public health are teaming up for what is called the pedestrian safety project for youth and seniors, officials say motorcycle officers will be stationed at enforcement locations around schools and senior centers and driver whose violent pedestrian safety laws will be slapped with a $155 citation. >> this antioch playground fenced off after it was torched by arsonists, who offered up a major donation today to rebuild this park. >> and taking a look outside you can see the sun is shining today but how long will that last? mark tamayo is tracking the next storm heading our way. >> you start thinking the worst thing that can happen. i just imagined someone was, you know, dying of- >> the panic triggered in a shopping mall, the brawl that sent people running and why some thought they heard gunfire. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things
could have a few sprinkles approaching mendocino county. it is trailly in san francisco, half-moon bay checked in at 51 degrees at last check. in the afternoon skies are becoming partly cloudy low-to- mid 50s. another system developing off to the east could be back in our forecast for tomorrow but today just a batch of high clouds and we showed you the overcast. temperatures are mainly in the low-to-mid 50s and san mateo 53 degrees. here with your weekend always in view, there is a chance of a few light showers, that is for friday and that could linger. so most of your weekend should be dry and as we do wrap up 2012, we will look at tahoe forecast with some changeup in the sierra. >>> question from new town connecticut and they will try to show their support. >>> they are not happy and what they are asking of local officials. >>> 101 is looking good and we will look at some incidents in the east bay coming up. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a s
que san francisco se despeja, siga con más de primer impacto . >> gracias eduardo, ahora los tumores cerebrales se combaten con una simple corriente eléctrica, ahora para que nos diga esto y por qué los médicos están alentados es cecilia, adelante . >> muchas gracias, el cerebro al igual que la computadora usa correinte eléctricas y es la misma que usan los científicos para crear un casco para combatir los tumores en el cerebro . >> nadie se puede imaginar que escondida en su mochilta está el tratamiento casi constante que le salva la vida para combatir el tumor en el cerebro, según dice que el tratamietno le permite hacer su vida normla, mhace meces tiene un toumor peligroso en el cerebro, después de radiacion los médicos le dieron este casco que usa por 18 horas al día y dan corriente eléctrica . >> las corrientes inposibilitan las células a reproducirse . >> el dispositivo muestra capacidad no solamente para detener el cerecimietno de tumores, sino también que para encogerlos, lo mejor de todo es que no hacen daño las células a las sanas . >> (habla en inglés) . >
to save money? is that our goal in san francisco? i suggest to you and i am not embarrassed by the fact we're are the innovation city and it's a lot of money and i think we should be innovative with that money and don't you feel bad because you're government and always a lagger? i don't feel i am. i come from the private sector and i can be as innovative as others and granted i don't have certain challenges and i don't have shareholders breathing down my neck but i have other challenges and remember that most organizations that centralize to do it to save money. most are about the performance they're achieving and they out source to inch krimentally save more money and a cost savings discussion and if we use technology as a driver and this is from the department's perspective i think we're kind of squeezing blood out of a turnip at that point. i think the question is are we getting our money's worth? do we clear clee understand for the money that we spend on it in the city are we achieving what we want to achieve? for that money should you be on the old email system or a new one?
vega suffered from mental illness when in his 20s. he is the executive director of san francisco's mental health association and took part in a news conference with legislators to boost support for mental health programs in california and across the country following the newtown shootings. but vega is opposed to the involuntary treatment programs in laura's law. >> i've had some bad experiences in mental health services. there's so many people who, precisely because they're afraid of things like coercion, things like being locked up, being labeled, they don't receive any services, they don't talk to anybody, they become more isolated. >> reporter: vega says that in the wake of a tragedy, politicians often rush to pass unhelpful legislation. >> the laura's law project was driven by this example of a tragedy and spoke to people's needs to want to try to do something different. and in this case it wasn't the right thing. but yet it can be that we rushed to create a solution before really thinking about what the implications are of it. >> reporter: the debate over involuntary treatme
cancellation of hundreds of flights and the ripple effects reached as far west as san francisco. >> after i found out my flight had been canceled after four hours of waiting in the airport, i had to wait another three hour customer service line, which i didn't even get to the end of before the booth closed. >> ifill: about a 1,000 people spent christmas night on cots at dallas/fort worth international airport. by dawn, patience was wearing thin. one fed-up pilot apologized to his passengers over the loudspeaker, after they were forced to wait on the tarmac for almost five hours. >> ifill: by this evening, the worst of the weather was moving into new england. but in its wake, nearly 200,000 customers had lost power across the southeast and midwest, making home for the holidays unexpectedly cold and dark. >> warner: still to come on the "newshour": court-ordered treatment for the mentally ill; deal or no deal; what's next, the view from the muslim brotherhood and massachusetts congressman barney frank. but first, the other news of the day. here's kwame holman. >> holman: toyota motor company
of san francisco, you've committed yourself to that, and yet you've broken away from the position held by, i believe, every other elected district attorney in california to support marar district attorney in califoia to support senator leno's direction. why is that? >> i want to thank marty for being here. even though we disagree, i think it was really important to have the point of view of the 57 other elected d.a.'s in the state. i think it's important to understand in our dialogue so marty, thank you for being here. >> thank you. >> marty is someone i respect a great deal and he has been involved in public safety for a number of years and doing very momably serving the l.a. city attorney as well as his current position. actually, for me this has been a journey, it's not like a light switch went on yesterday. i have been involved in public safety for about 30 years. i have seen the war on drugs from the ground up. i have seen it as a police officer, young police officer walking, foot beat in south central and east l.a. i saw the revolving door, the impact that that revolving door was ha
? >> depends where you are, obviously, but it is going up. i see the major cities, san francisco, los angeles, philadelphia, new york, rentals are getting much more expensive so you'll see people getting two bedrooms and sharing it with somebody instead of getting a one bedroom by themselves, that's a difference and still have the people living at home but the first-time buyers are still having problems. still tough to get a mortgage, and it's going to stay that way. >> and we might also lose the deduction. what are clients saying to you guys about the potential loss or cut of the mortgage interest deduction. >> that would be stupid. >> i'm sorry, go ahead. >> hasiam? >> yeah, that seems to be very unlikely given the broad nature of that tax credit for the u.s. population. but i think to your point about the rental market, what's interesting about this recovery is that you have lifestyle choices being made. people wanting to rent, wanting to be near work and urban areas versus what we've seen in the past and that reduces the speculative buying on the foresale side of the equation which i thin
francisco southward into l.a. san diego, some rain layer early, giving way to sunshine into the afternoon. back to you guys. >> okay. thank you, reynolds. appreciate that very much. let's get back to our guest host john kanas. talk about banking. a lot of regulations that are supposed to go into effect that kind of haven't yet. what's the biggest that you think is going to have the biggest impact 2013? >> a number of things. the cfpb is yet to come out with the definitions of qualifying mortgages. which is -- >> consumer protection? >> consumer protection. it measures the ability to pay for mortgagees. that has the -- that has the potential to become a serious impediment in the mortgage -- >> when will that happen? >> we're not sure. it's all part of the dodd-frank. it should have happened. >> there's something like 200-plus regulations that are still not on the books yet. >> something like 200 more, 240 regulations that are not yet -- >> derivatives, still? >> yes. >> and when do you think that's going to happen? >> nobody's really sure. >> and what is it going to look like and what's th
returning. your complete forecast, coming up. >> portions of the great highway in san francisco flooded during last night's strong storm. right behind me is the northbound side before lincoln avenue. both lanes are filled with water.and drivers are forced to use the center divide to pass. kron 4's reggie kumar shows us why the city closed the southbound side to traffic. >> reporter: this happens roughly 60 times a year, according to the san francisco department ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 f
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